Deep Well Annexations Comments 11/3/15
The Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG) submitted comments on the Deep Well Annexations (ANX 15-001 and ANX 15-002) to be read at the final hearing on Nov. 10, 2015. CWAG's primary concern is that water used outdoors in the annexed areas will be lost to the atmosphere and thus will increase our aquifer overdraft and take us further from safe yield.
CWAG encourages the City of Prescott to begin now to consider ordinances for new construction that will minimize use of groundwater for irrigating residential and commercial landscaping, thus extending the City’s ability to supply new development using the existing water portfolio. View pdf of full document.